It’s National Grammar Day ! Grammer, around here ? Please !
Today is Marching Band Day ! The Marching Cougars Rock !
Happy Dress in Blue Day !
1634: The first tavern opens in Boston and everybody knew your name
1789: Congress puts our Constitution into effect. It must be protected
1837: The city of Chicago is incorporated
1933: Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes the 32nd President of the United States. He utters the imortal line “We have nothing to fear but fear itself”
1966: In an interview in the London Evening Standard, The Beatles’ John Lennon declares that the band is “more popular than Jesus now”
1985: The Food and Drug Administration approves a blood test for HIV infection, used since then for screening all blood donations
1998: The Supreme Court rules that federal laws banning on-the-job sexual harassment also apply when both parties are the same sex.
In the News: Fire burns some acres on Thursday in Hiddenite…9 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday in Alexander County…Three candidates file for office on Thursday, deadline is noon today…Taylorsville woman facing charges…False Bomb threat at Catawba County school…N Wilkesboro Police search for suspected Child Molester
Weather: Cooler today. High 58-60. Air stays very dry
Sports: Cougar Baseball opens season with Big Win !…State Basketball Regional Finals are Saturday…UNC at Duke in Coach K’s Cameron Farewell Saturday night…Cans go down in DC…NASCAR in Vegas
Happy Birthday: Paula Prentiss, Chris Rea, Emilio Estefan, Peter Jacobsen, Catherine O’Hara, Patricia Heaton, Ray Boom Boom Mancini, Patsy Kensit, Chaz Bono, Whitney Port
Russians continue to pound Ukraine https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-kyiv-world-war-ii-europe-military-facilities-5b105b30af83b8c67e6ef854b611faca
Quote of the Day: “I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong”… Bertrand Russell